Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 41 34
Rank change year-on-year -26 -7 +23
Permanent jobs citing VB 2 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.44% 1.76% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 3.61% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,000 £35,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +42.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £31,650 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £41,950 £38,750 £27,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +2.56%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 295 166 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.27% 48.82% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 175 123 81
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19,500 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Northern Ireland

VB
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for VB in Northern Ireland

VB
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -21 2 £37,000 +4.23%
VB
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft